Author: Jessica Minnen

On Giving, Shabbat, and COVID-19

With the structure of daily life disrupted, Shabbat remains a weekly beacon rooting us in time and place, a deliberate pause when we can reflect and connect. How has your sense of self altered amid [...]
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5 Ideas for a More Sustainable Shabbat Dinner

I’ll admit it. If someone stopped me in the street and said Quick! Name a Jewish value! sustainability would not be the first to come to mind. After all, sustainability is a universal idea, not [...]
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Dip Baby Dip

Let’s be clear up front: guesting is hard. It’s not more or less hard than hosting, it’s different hard. A lack of control, namely. Who will be there? What will we eat? What should I [...]
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A Sukkah Without Walls

The harvest festival of Sukkot begins on Sunday evening, September 23rd. In addition to celebrating the harvest and connecting us to our agrarian roots, Sukkot is a time to dwell outdoors in temporary “booths,” impermanent [...]
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Remembering Kasey

It is with great sadness that we share the loss of Kasey Passen, aleha ha’shalom, our Associate Director of Hubs, who died tragically this weekend. She was an incredible person who will be dearly missed [...]
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How to Shabbanukkah

For more inspo, test your knowledge with The Real Story of Hanukkah. Get Lit Lighting a menorah, or Chanukiah, as they are called when they have eight branches and a ninth used to light the others, is [...]
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The Real Story of Hanukkah

For more inspo, learn how to Shabbanukkah our way, ft. Drake and Rihanna that will make sure your dinner is LIT. Tell the story, some of it or all of it. Ask questions, create light, eat, drink, [...]
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Everything You Need to Know About Hosting Shabbat on Yom Kippur

Hosting this Friday night? Fantastic! In the Jewish calendar, we are also marking the annual commemoration of Yom Kippur, a time of reflection and atonement. Read more about this Shabbat Shabbaton here and here. As […]

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Two New Years are Better than One

*This year there's a special Shabbat happening, read more here: Shabbat Shabbaton* Rosh Hashanah is just around the corner and OneTable would love to help you celebrate! Check out our Pinterest page for recipe inspiration. The [...]
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